General information


The DFSG 2022 will take place at the Crowne Plaza, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Podchod Hodžovo námestie 2, 816 25 Bratislava, Slovakia

Learn more about the venue here.


Social events

Welcome reception (Included in the registration fee, no pre-registration necessary)

Friday 16th September, 18.30-19.30

The welcome reception takes place in the exhibition area. Join your colleagues for snacks and wine/soft drinks. Please note that the event is not a dinner.


Morning Run (Included in the registration fee, no pre-registration necessary)

Saturday 17th September, 7:00-

Start the day by running or walking a route of 4-5 km around Bratislava. We meet in the hotel lobby.


Conference dinner (Not included in registration fee. Tickets must be purchased before the conference)

Saturday 17th September, 19:30-24:00

The conference dinner will take place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel and offer a 3 course dinner, music, dancing and networking.

Tickets via the registration page, 55 EUR incl VAT


Goodbye reception (Included in the registration fee, no pre-registration necessary)

Sunday 18th September, 15:15-16:00

Enjoy a snack and drink in the lobby of Crowne Plaza Hotel before leaving



All sessions, material and communication will be in English.



The hotel has a maximum parking capacity of 55 parking spaces and is on a first come, first served principle. The costs are 3 EUR/hour or 39 EUR/24 hours.


Getting there and away

Bratislava is located less than an hour from the Vienna airport – it is most practical to fly to Vienna which offers the most arrivals and departures from and to European cities and internationally.

From Vienna airport by taxi

It costs approximately 60 – 75 EUR from the Vienna airport to Bratislava. We recommend you use on the Slovakian taxi operators and order transfer in advance:

Bratislava Airport Taxi

Transport Schwechat

From airport by bus

You can also take a bus from the Vienna airport, to the Bus Terminal in Bratislava. The bus trip costs around 8-10 EUR and the taxi to the hotel will cost approximately 15-20 EUR.


See the schedules and book the ticket at Slovak Lines.

The buses stop just outside the Arrivals hall at Vienna airport.


About Bratislava

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and is set along the Danube River by the border of Austria and Hungary.

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